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air quality

Hanoi, Ile-de-France region to solidify cooperation

Politics

Hanoi, Ile-de-France region to solidify cooperation

President of Ile-de-France region Valérie Pécresse said cooperation between her region and Hanoi is the model for other Vietnamese and French localities to follow at talks with Chairman of the Hanoi People’s Committee Nguyen Duc Chung in Hanoi on July 16.

Indonesia’s capital city faces severe air pollution

World

Indonesia’s capital city faces severe air pollution

Indonesia’s capital city of Jakarta is facing serious air pollution as throughout 2018, the city’s PM2.5 reached 45.3 micrograms per cubic meter or more than four times the maximum standard set by the World Health Organization (WHO) and three times the maximum level allowed by the Indonesian national standard.

Clean Air – Green Hanoi festival opens

Environment

Clean Air – Green Hanoi festival opens

The festival “Clean Air – Green Hanoi” opened in the capital city on June 1, as part of the campaign “Finding Clean Air” initiated and carried out by the Live & Learn Centre from May – December 2019.

Vietnam Sea and Island Week launched in Bac Lieu

Environment

Vietnam Sea and Island Week launched in Bac Lieu

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment and the Mekong Delta province of Bac Lieu held a ceremony on June 1 to launch Vietnam Sea and Island Week and Action Month for the Environment in response to World Oceans Day and World Environment Day 2019.

Thailand, Japan join hands in PM2.5 dust reduction

ASEAN

Thailand, Japan join hands in PM2.5 dust reduction

Thailand and Japan have joined hands on air quality management and the reduction of fine PM 2.5 particulate matter in traffic congested areas, starting with air pollution surveys in Bangkok to find the sources of pollution by the end of this year, in order to create solutions to resolve this issue.